This might be the fastest pair of socks I’ve ever made: a week from start to finish! These were the project I worked on 90% of the time last week, and there were concerts and other things where I could sit and knit while listening. Plus they were totally mindless knitting, which is perfect for me right now.
I did my usual 64 stitches, a 1″ ribbed cuff, then 3 plain rows before going into a simple slipped-stitch heel. I was using up two scrap balls of sock yarn and the only tricky part was trying to use the variegated (Hedgehog Fibres in Medusa) evenly between the two socks.
I failed, because I wasn’t clever enough to weigh the ball before I started. Next time I’ll definitely do that. These aren’t evenly balanced; there’s a bigger green (Madtosh in Sea Glass) toe on one than the other. But that doesn’t bother me too much. I think I’ll still love wearing these. I especially like having the bright colored accents, which makes me think I need more solid colors in sock yarn.
Today will be spent on a brand-new lace shawl project and then I’ll pull out a sock WIP that’s been languishing (poor sock monkey socks) for this week’s travel knitting. Happy Sunday, friends!
The socks look happy:)
I think it would be impossible to have a bad day wearing these. Love the combination of the green and blue.
Thanks! I should have tested it, and worn them today since it’s all gray and gloomy!
I love how Hedgehog knits up! ❤️
Me too! This was my first time using their yarn and I loved it. Have to get more!
Those are super happy socks! I love how they turned out.
This colour seems to remind me of a portal – you know like in films where you are flying through and time portal or worm hole and you have all that time and space flying around you? Dont worry, I do know that sounds Mad!
HAHA! I totally see what you mean, and I love it!
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It’s hardly noticeable! I really had to look to see! I love the color of these! Beautiful!